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There are 5 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila 781 / ...

$35 - $55

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Bus Ecolines  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki 102401 / ...

$23 - $33

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Bus Transgold  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Ploshchad Vosstaniya to Helsinki-Vantaa

$28 - $31

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa 230.8 miles

$50 - $80

Line 2 Metro, fly  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 2 Metro from Sennaya Ploshchad to Moskovskaya
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Helsinki (HEL) LED - HEL

$89 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa is to bus which costs RUB 1400 - RUB 2200 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa is to line 2 Metro and fly which costs RUB 5500 - RUB 20000 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ploshchad Vosstaniya and arriving at Helsinki-Vantaa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pietari (Finljandski) and arriving at Tikkurila. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Vantaa is 295 km. The road distance is 369.2 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs RUB 2300 - RUB 3400.

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The train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila takes 3 h 13 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Saint Petersburg to Vantaa bus services, operated by Transgold, depart from Ploshchad Vosstaniya station.

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Saint Petersburg to Vantaa train services, operated by VR Osakeyhtiö, depart from Pietari (Finljandski) station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs RUB 2300 - RUB 3400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 1800 - RUB 2000 and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Vantaa, Finland?

VR Osakeyhtiö operates a train from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Finnish Railways (VR) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Transgold operates a bus from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $31 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Email
firstname.lastname@vr.fi
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
vr.fi
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Moskova_(Leningradski) to Tikkurila asema
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Transgold
Phone
+7(812) 995-06-05
Email
office@transgold.ru
Website
transgold.ru
Bus from Ploshchad Vosstaniya to Helsinki-Vantaa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Schedules at
transgold.ru
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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Saint Petersburg to Vantaa bus services, operated by Transgold, arrive at Helsinki-Vantaa station.

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Saint Petersburg to Vantaa train services, operated by VR Osakeyhtiö, arrive at Tikkurila station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Vantaa is 369 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Saint Petersburg to Vantaa.

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Finnair offers flights from Pulkovo Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 811+ hotels available in Vantaa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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